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. >> you have seen the ads. >> vote for 7. >> politicians claim question 7 money will go to education. >> the battle over the expansion of gambling has become the most expensive campaign in maryland history. more than $70 million has been spent. $35 million by the pennsylvania gaming company which operates casinos in west virginia and northern maryland and $35 million by mgm which wants to open a casino at national harbor. >> there's a lot of money in it. the people who stand to gain quite a bit. >> you have to accompany spending. the money. if their shareholders want them to go ahead. >> they certainly have. compare that to the $11 million total spent on the 2010 maryland gov.'s race. >> this is a stunning amount of cash. >> donald kennel thinks the spending may be clouding the debate. >> the question has to do with how much you think about gambling and how much cash is coming from out of state to shapes the way voters will respond? >> at this early voting center what we heard was even though this spending on the campaign has been historic, their focus has been not on the dollars but
back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> the heaviest rains are now and will be with us through midnight. wjla.com will give you more information until we come back on the air. >> we will return at 7:00 with more hurricane coverage. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating h
for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> tracking sandy this moing. we have live pictures from rehoboth beach, already feeling the effects of this monster storm. the category 1 hurricane has its sights set on the east coast and coastal communities like rehoboth beach and many through north carolina and new jersey are bracing for impact to see where this storm might make landfall. our area may not get a direct hit from sandy but we could still feel the effects. >> many cities and counties are putting resources in place. joining us
't know -- maybe you can answer, maybe you can give me some sort of education on this. but for the most part, i mean, naturally animals in the wild do they naturally go after their own sex to reproduce? i don't think so. age sex is -- >> let me answer the caller in very direct terms. sex orientation is a characteristic of being human. i think put more simply, i was born this way no different than straight americans were born straight. one of the questions that i always like to ask people when we're having this conversation is when did you choose to be straight? people think about that for three or four seconds and they're like well i didn't choose to be straight, i was born this way. well the same applies to me. i can assure you that nothing happened. i didn't really have a conversation with myself and decide to be gay. god made me this way and i'm very proud of that. and so to the extent that we understand that the caller was born straight and i was born gay and we're able to kind of get over that understanding, then i think we come to an easy conclusion that we both deserve to be trea
. >> we'll be right back. in virginia, we know education means opportunity. that's why tim kaine expanded pre-k... championed higher ed and job training... helping make virginia "the best state to raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. and this is maryland. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney teacher: this is west vi
catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> this is a live look at rehoboth beach, delaware. where the waves have reached the boardwalk already. >> 45 mile an hour winds that are coming through that area. erica has told us this morning the governor has said no one is allowed to drive in the state of delaware at this hour. rehoboth beach has been evacuated completely with the exception of a few news crews. our guys are going to have to get off the boardwalk and move to higher ground as the storm intensifies. >>> also,he storm has already forced more than 7,000 flights to be cancelled. that's according to the site flight aware. reagan and dulles do plan to stay open, but you're urged to contact your airline before you go to any airport anywhere on the eastern seaboard because thousands of flights have been cancelled. >> it can probably be the same situation for tomorrow as well. >> let's check in with storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein, who is following sandy and figuring out
years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> the ad war heated up again today. the obama and romney campaigns launched new attack ads against each other. this year, television is not the only battlefront. tom fitzgerald is back with more. tom. >> reporter: brian, we have moved on in this campaign this year to all different forms of advertising and social networks, on the radio. the both campaigns put the brakes for a few days against direct attacks on each other in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. the spin machines, make no mistake, are back
. in virginia, we know education means opportunity. that's why tim kaine expanded pre-k... championed higher ed and job training... helping make virginia "the best state to raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. nea fund for children and public education is responsible for the content of this advertising. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. a
of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >>> biggest concern for a whole lot of us in the storm, the power going out. tens of thousands of us are already in the dark because of hurricane sandy. news4's jackie bensen is along georgetown pike in mclean, virginia, where
'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> welcome back to our live team coverage now of hurricane sandy. one of the biggest threats from this storm is the strong wind. which has taken down trees all over the place. the winds are gusting and they're expected to pick up in the d.c. area into this evening. >> news4's jackie bensen is live in mclean, virginia, where another tree fell on the house while the family was inside. are they okay there, jackie? >> reporter: they are okay. but it fell during a play date. so the homeowners had a bunch of kids in the house. always a disturbing experience. luckily, we have video to show you, their neighbors came to the rescue, and actually with no heavy equipment except somebody hooked up a pickup truck they managed to pull the tree off the house. they did have the slate shingles and stuff like that damaged, but they say there's very little water coming inside, that's a good thing. we talked to the homeowner
yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> we are following breaking news in waldorf, maryland. a man and woman were shot while walking on a path behind westlake high school. one of them has died and tonight the shooter is still on the run. fox 5's audrey barnes on live on the scene. what happened? >> reporter: i'm at the entrance to that footpath on hampshire circle at gopher court. behind me is where police blocked off the entrance. a couple in their 40s were out walking their dog about 7:15 tonight when they encountered a lone gunman who unloaded his handgun shooting the couple multiple times and as you said, the woman in their 40s has died. police are still -- her 40s has died. police are still on the scene. i want to bring in diane richardson from the charles county sheriff's office to give us more information. at this point do you have any idea what the motive was behind the shooting? >> no. first this is highly unus
here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> just five days until voters head to the polls to elect a president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today they were back on the trail in some key swing states. fox's doug mckelway reports. >> mellow, -- hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: both president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus now on campaigning. >> governor romney ha
educational levels in the state on average. it tends to be the most democratic region. if you go down to and tidewater, roads, that is a heavy defense industry area. it is both white-collar and blue-collar, also has a large african-american population. and it also has a relatively low nativity rate, that is people not necessarily born in virginia, due to the influence of the navy. the navy brings lots of people in from across the nation and across the world. the richmond area is an urban area, but it's probably the most conservative urban region in this area and maybe one of the most conservative in the country. of course, is a traditional area, particularly because of the west side of richmond, the city of richmond, the east side is heavily african-american and the west side is predominately white and his conservative with a high nativity rate. some of the surrounding counties have become more diverse over the years, but by and large it is also a conservative suburban ex-urban area. those are three. you may include far south virginia and a world unto itself. it used to be substantial
the race to the top is not a good policy for education for one candidate. we have been working with the administration to try to get them more aware of the issues that are out there. it is critically important every time america against -- gets left off. other countries have a carbon tax. we do not, and that is the problem. there has been debate. it has been thrown against the wall. let's hope it sticks. let's talk about what we have done, less than in decades. we are becoming more energy dependent. natural gas is cheaper than cool. that is good for folks. energy is sheet. that is good for the consumers. the obama administration needs more from rural america. it is an educational paul -- process, and let's put it like that. >> we do not have an energy policy. we have an environmental policy. we need to work on alternatives like wind and solar and biomass. we need to talk about conservation, and we need to reach our next generation of energy production. the president does not have an energy policy. >> it is time to take our first break. you are watching the 2012 montana debate.
educate or the number of women hospitals must deliver maternity services to. not to mention rhode island has tuition for undock meanted people. is this a drain on our economy? let's start with you mr. doherty. >> sit a drain on the local economy? yes, it is. but we need comprehensive immigration reform. we've been talking about that for years. this administration said they would do that four years ago and it hasn't been done. just a political employ just a few months ago this administration put through their version of the dream act which doesn't make sense to me because it would leave some family members out and some would be safe. so we need comprehensive immigration reform. i just talked about some drug cases. in my career i focused on people who were here unlawfulfully who had committed crimes. that's a whole separate issue. in my view if someone is in this country illegally and they've committed a felony they should be deported immediately. and to that point, there is what's called an illegal reentry and this happens quite often where someone is arrested then they find the law enfor
, but our entire country. you will be able to vote on november 6, making a more informed and educated decision. it is my honor to introduce them to you. in the interest of time, we have asked our audience to only -- to not applaud tonight. only at the end of the bay -- of the debate and at the beginning of the debate. the former governor and senator of virginia, george allen. [applause] now, the democrat in this race, from richmond, va., a former governor of virginia, tim kaine. [applause] i think i told you we have an enthusiastic crowd. we do. thank you for agreeing to participate in this important debate and participate and put your self out there. we decided everything by the toss of a coin. the result of that, we will begin with governor kaine. 90 seconds. >> thank you for this opportunity. it is great to be back to virginia tech. i feel close to this community. we have challenges as a nation. the main one is to continue to accelerate the economy and grow jobs. in order to do that, we have to have a congress that knows how to work together. i learned some valuable lessons as mayo
... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. we'll have a new look after ou >>> sandy soak our region and toppled trees. >> liz crenshaw is here with the answers about insurance. let's start with the trees. trees on houses and cars. who covers what? >> it is hard to keep this straight. tree damage is what most folks in our area are dealing with. if your tree falls on your neighbor's house, your neighbor's homeowner's insurance will cover that damage. if your neighbor's tree falls on your house, your homeowner's insurance covers the dang. pretty simple. if a tree falls on your property but does not hit or damage anything, you pay for it out of pocket to have it removed. if a tree falls on your car, comprehensive auto insurance covers that damage. there will be a quiz. >> we got that straight. what about filing a claim? what's your best advice in. >> do it the right way. for starters, could not tack your insurance agent right away. make a list of what is damaged. a
leaving from baltimore. >> and the creative and educational twist on trick or treating down south. what some kids in georgia had to do before they got a piece of candy. of candy. my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. real big deals o
catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> there is a proposal before the city council that would find some businesses for leaving their doors open while running the air-conditioning. the goal is to encourage conservation. office buildings and retail stores could be fined $100 for the first offense and up to $800 for repeat offenses. restaurants, hotels, and small businesses would be exempt. >> you do have to open the door to walk in. a basic requirement. >> that is exempt. >> it will be awhile before we need to worry about air- conditioning around here. it is chilly out there. the cool air will hang around for awhile. some folks might see a snow flurries. we saw sunshine early but that disappeared. a cloudy day through thate day. this is 53, 10 degrees below average. chilly temperatures continue. this is moving west to southeast. a disturbance will come through. a possibility of showers or patchy light rain, maybe some flurries. 50's elsewhere, 52 in washington. it wi
-- education is important. guest: coal is important -- guest: taking down on how often i am interrupted. health care -- 1.2 million medicare recipients here in virginia now have eight additional years on medicare with extended medicare for another eight years. a healthy system. 63,000 young virginians have access to health care up to the age of 26. seniors now have access to preventive health care services, which is far cheaper treating it up front and an emergency room. we extended what governor romney did in massachusetts and did it nationwide and virginians have experienced improved health care and access because of that. education -- the president has been working on higher education higherpell grant access. -- higher education, grant access. a young woman told me i am not a democrat or republican, but i am supporting president obama because i am attending a local community college on a pell grant and president obama who doubled the size of pell grants so all of americans have access to higher education. if you look at the unemployment rate, if you have a bachelor's degree, 4%, associate's
an all-in strategy and invest in training and education and leave the congress on both sides. we're going to do this, but i'm going to take the weight. if there are tough decisions, blame them on me. that is what executive leadership is about. that is what the president is determined to do after the election. he has sort of hinted about it. i would talk about it. governor romney, who is a problem solver, he would be inclined to do the same thing. people respond to leadership. the paralysis that you see just needs a good idea, and figs in the debt is a great idea. have a little tough leadership. if we can get both components, we can get things done. >> i want to throw out a couple of datapoint. the generation gap is significant. senior turnout is much greater. they're much more enthusiastic than they were four years ago. voting among seniors could be a very significant impact on the outcome of the campaigns. second, when you talk about leadership and where the voters are, one of the common complaint in this town are -- is that voters are the problem. they will not accept any cuts. that is
this message. >>> you're looking to get more bang for your buck in higher education? you're in a good place. this year four d.c. schools have been named the list of the best value private colleges. georgetown is in the top 20 nationwide. george washington, american university and catholic university are also in the top 100. the kip'inger's list is based on academic quality and cost. the university of richmond and johns hopkins were the top schools in virginia and maryland. yea! at least something about our area, right? >>> now, if it's a job that you're looking for, though, one high-tech firm is among the fastest growing companies in the area. they've hired hundreds of new employees and plans to hire more. tracee wilkins takes a look at the thriving office in a space that's anything but average. >> so the concept here is, we've taken 100,000 square foot warehouse and we built a town inside of it. >> vokus provides an unusual work environment. >> as you go by the barbershop here, this is actually a conference room. >> it also has a candy store, a coffee shop and a main hallway better known a
to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> welcome back. it's 7:30. these are live pictures over hoboken, new jersey, where they had some flooding and damage from superstorm sandy. many, many people had to be rescued out of their homes and businesses in the wake of the storm due to flooding. they're
millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> take a look at this. this is one way you could try to cross a border. the problem is, it didn't work for these folks. two men trying to enter the u.s. illegally got stuck on the fence. as you can see, the makeshift ramp they made did not work. the two men inside fled back into mexico with everything in the car. when border patrol agents approached. >> i guess they didn't get the car down. >> now, this is halloween. in light of sandy, many communities have had to change their plans. activities like trick or treating have been postponed or canceled. we have a list of those as well as a way to announce neighborhoods changes at www.nbcwashington.com. there are, though, plenty of festivities going on as planned. police expect the usual heavy flow of pedestrian traffic through georgetown. there are a number of traffic restrictions. tonight, many busy georgetown stree
... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no heal
in a moment. in virginia, we know education means opportunity. that's why tim kaine expanded pre-k... championed higher ed and job training... helping make virginia "the best state to raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >>> a traffic alert now for metro riders. two busy stations are closed this weekend for track work. the rosalind and arlington cemetery stations are closed so crews can make repairs and install fiber optic cables. foggy bottom and courthouse on the orange
education means opportunity. that's why tim kaine expanded pre-k... championed higher ed and job training... helping make virginia "the best state to raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. imillion dollars for maryland one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. >>> the coast guard says a woman who was rescued in the atlant
medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a
-working, creative, risk-taking, business-starting, education-seeking people. it's who we are. i have, throughout my life, seen some of the great qualities in the human spirit in the american people i've come to know. there's some stories i love to tell that describe something about the american heart. i was a leader in the boy scouts of america some years ago. and i was at a court of honor. a court of honor is where we give out eagle scout awards and other awards. i was at a table in the gymnasium next to the american flag. the person who was speaking at the microphone was the scout master from monument, colorado. and he said their scout troop wanted to have a special flag. they bought an american flag, gold tassels around it. they sent it off to be flown above the capitol. when it came home, they said, i wonder if it can go on the space shuttle. they contacted nasa. nasa agreed. he said, you can't imagine the pride of our boys, you know, watching from their classrooms, seeing the space shuttle "challenger" launch on the tv screen. then they saw it explode on the tv. he said he called nasa a couple
-centric for something in the future. to me, both of those reasons focus on this time of investing in education and development of future capabilities, tactics, techniques, and procedures. we have to invest in that going forward. >> could i do a short follow-up? what does that approach imply for the army civilians and contractors? do they become diminished? >> they might in terms of numbers, but it will still play a role. >> and how do you incorporate the planning of what those numbers need to be, particularly on the contractor side? >> you want to have the right balance. again, contractors provide us with its unique capabilities that we simply do not have. that is what they will focus on. we have department of army civilians that will provide continuity and consistency that we need. then you need our military members in order to provide us with experience, expertise, and frankly sometimes, just the validity of what we are trying to do based on their experiences. that is where and try to capture the right mix. right now, it is overbalanced toward contractors and civilians. i'm trying to rebalan
, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> we're tracking sandy for you tonight, and an update on the breaking nez when he at the top of the broadcast. mandatory coastal evacuations ordered in communities of kent, new castle and sussex counties. those evacuations are scheduled to start tonight tat 8:00 and continue throughout the next 24 hours. erika gonzalez is in rehoboth beach where some residents are already getting ready for the storm. >> reporter: like a marksman zeroing in on a target. sandy pushes closer to the east coast. businesses boarding up as the forecast grows dire. on ocean city, maryland's boardwalk, jimmy mill hear done this before. >> you have to get ready. you have to be ready for anything. you know? you're here. your store, 100 feet away from the ocean. >> reporter: hardware stores are running low on the go-to items. >> through two truckloads of generators. just got a truckload of batteries which
to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> sandy's going to be ugly but sounds like it is better in d.c. that new york. >> yeah, they will get the biggest flooding, that's for sure. that's good news going north but we will still get winds and have power outages. get ready now. prepare for that. saturday and sunday, looking good. both days, i think sunday however, we will see rain move in. you do want it make sure you watch out for that rain and it will continue. watch out for wind on sunday. monday and tuesday is the worst days of course with very heavy rain. very heavy wind. one thing we want to you do, we want to you go aun download our storm team 4 app. enter nbc washington weather and >> anunciador: es " "the tonight show con jay leno ," con rickey minor "y "the tonight show band.
to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. athat's what the plan georged allen supports...action would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devast
of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >> some students in montgomery have no homework. the principal decided to trade in the worksheets for more time with books. it is one way of evening learning that has not been tried in any local school system. last year students at gaithersburg elementary found out they had no more homework. she was not completely off the hook. instead, reading became the norm. the principal says her staff town home where did not connect well with the curriculum and even took an emotional toll on the students. >> students were disappointed with the work they did or did not have it. >> with district support, she made a bold move of substituting a nightly readings for homework in all grade levels. >> in not you -- the time he is been reading amounts to success. >> students say they get through up to seven books a week. they do have a sign reading but they can read whatever they like outside the classroom.
are coming home. assembly lines are humming again. there are still challenges to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> welcome back. we are again sitting down with former virginia governor tim kaine talking about some of the issues. five days to go. before i ask you about sequestration, no one would argue that to win this seat you have to win virginia and the hampton roads area. you are fighting for the whole state. what is the whole message for some of the virginiaians we don't talk about? >> i served statewide. it's so diverse. i have friends that are high tech execs, farmers in south side. i live in richmond where i was mayor. it's an amazing state. in this race, what surprised me is wherever i go and throughout the race, same three issues. how we're going to grow the economy. and how can we find common ground. virginiaians understand if our ideas are perfect. but democrats won't vote for our idea. congress wants to get in the way of the president. it's
to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> in northwest d.c., as in much of our area, the big concern seems to be the toppled trees out there, look at that. the rain soaked ground is unstable forcing many of them to come crashing down, roots and all. megan mcgrath is live in northwest with a look at how some neighborhoods are dealing with this. folks out there right now trying to get rid of some of those trees, i hope. >> reporter: have not seen a whole lot of action, actually, to be honest with you. more curiousty. folks have been coming out and taking a look at some of the trees that came tumbling down. we are on cathedral avenue. this large tree appears to have uprooted this tree. it came snapping down parallel to the houses here. it didn't cause major damage. a close call to folks. in northwest washington, we had a number of large trees come down. there's a lot of clean up to be done. the clean up began as soon as the high winds died down. on 16th street in northwest, public works crews made
administered but there are also educated on and being monitored as to how to take those medicines. we, for many, as one gentlemen said, give them a reason to wake up in the morning. >> that's well put. we'll take a break on that nice note there and we'll be right back on "viewpoint." we'll put up web addresses and phone numbers if you'd like to learn more about the downtown cluster program and aarp and the good work that's being done every day. stay with us. >>> welcome back to "viewpoint" again, our focus this morning, seniors in our commune. these are struggling times as we mentioned off the top of the half hour. downtown cluster program, from the beginning, if you would, reverend shockley, united methodist church has been involved and it's based there. >> yes. >> jim, as you know, asbury last year celebrated its 175th year at its present location. and in those 175 years, now 76, asbury has been at the forefront of most of the social justice, social action change and issues in the city. and continues today to be a leading entity that provides for the homeless and feeding. we do about 4,000 fe
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